BONOBOS

Bonobos belong to the genus Pan, along with chimpanzees. They are a species distinct  from chimpanzees.

Pan paniscus

CONSERVATION STATUS: ENDANGERED

The peaceable bonobo makes its home in the lush rainforests of Central Africa, specifically within the borders of one conflict-ridden country—the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). A highly-threatened great ape, the bonobo is confined to a limited, patchwork area comprising in total about 60,000 square miles (about 156,000…

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